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How Much Does a Broken Leg Cost in New York?

When it comes to determining just how expensive medical costs of a broken leg may be, it helps to consider two factors: location and severity. If the break involves the hip, knee, or ankle joints, the fracture may be harder to treat and therefore more costly.  The amount required to spend on medical treatment also…
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Why Free Consultations are Crucial

Someone injured in a car accident, medical malpractice incident, slip-and-fall, or any other unfortunate event may be considering scheduling a free initial consultation with a personal injury attorney. This meeting provides a chance for clients to see whether they feel comfortable with a given lawyer or firm before hiring them to represent their case, with…
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What You Need to File an Accident Claim in New York

When injured by someone else’s negligence, knowing what to expect while pursuing a claim can bring much-needed peace of mind. Understanding what a civil court case consists of is important for anyone attempting to navigate the complex legal system. Cases can be filed by an individual or an attorney on his or her behalf. Either…
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Construction Accidents in the Bronx: Lawsuits & Compensation

The Bronx is a bustling hub of commerce and construction in New York City. But it’s also the site of dozens of construction accidents every year, totaling millions of dollars in medical costs and untold suffering from workers who were injured while on the job. When construction accidents are caused by negligence—for example, when an…
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7 Times Doctor Seuss Was Quoted in Court

Sometimes, judges and legal teams turn to words of wisdom from outside the courtroom when explaining their rulings or points of view. In honor of the legendary children’s book author Dr. Seuss’ 117th birthday, here are seven recent examples of times when his work has been quoted in US courts:    
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OSHA Construction Requirements in NYC

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for creating and enforcing safety standards across a broad variety of job fields in the US. This is especially important for jobs that can put employees in dangerous environments, such as construction and manufacturing. The law requires employers to provide employees with working conditions that are…
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Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)

Survivors of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may endure lifelong physical, psychological, and social challenges after their accidents. Other survivors may only face effects that last a few days. The human brain is both fragile and essential. So, these accidents can be life-altering experiences and are not like any other bodily injury.  Traumatic brain injuries devastate…
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T-Bone Injury Settlements in NYC: Averages and Statistics

Drivers in New York City have to be prepared for all kinds of accidents and sudden road hazards, ranging from icy driving conditions to drunk drivers. But while minor car accidents that don’t involve any injury can be shrugged off, many are dangerous and potentially lethal. T-bone accidents are among the deadliest and most common,…
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Who is at Fault in a Car Accident When Backing Up?

Rear-end accidents are among the most common types of accidents that occur in the US. Often, rear-end accidents are caused by drivers who are backing up at slow speeds. It is also common for the impacted vehicle to be completely stationary. When one car backs into another, the natural question becomes: Who is at fault…
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